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India To Host Women’s World Boxing Championship Next Year

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India will host the ladies’s world boxing championships in 2023 in New Delhi, two years after the nation was stripped of the internet hosting rights of males’s occasion for not paying the requisite payment to the worldwide governing physique. India has by no means performed the boys’s world championship however it will likely be the third time that the elite girls’s competitors can be held within the nation having performed the championships in 2006 and 2018 in New Delhi.

“We’ve got received the internet hosting rights of girls’s world championship and want to host the occasion across the finish of March and first week of April,” Boxing Federation of India (BFI) Secretary Normal Hemanta Kalita instructed PTI.

Worldwide Boxing Affiliation (IBA) President Umar Kremlev is on his maiden go to to the nation and the dates of the marquee occasion can be finalised in the course of the journey.

“The dates of the occasion are but to be finalised. We are going to sit down with the IBA president and attain an settlement throughout his journey,” Kalita added. The match is prone to be held at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium.

The internet hosting rights of the occasion to India comes as a big growth as BFI had misplaced the internet hosting rights of the 2021 occasion to Serbia after failing to pay the host payment, prompting the Worldwide Boxing Affiliation, then referred to as (AIBA), to terminate its settlement.

On the final version of the ladies’s occasion in Turkey, India had returned with a haul of three medals, together with Nikhat Zareen’s gold within the flyweight class.


Kremlev had not too long ago introduced that the boys’s world championship, to be held in Tashkent subsequent 12 months in Could, will see the prize cash go double from the earlier version.

It’s to be seen if the world physique publicizes the identical for the ladies’s occasion. PTI APA AT AT

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